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Events surrounding OSU's firing of band director

July 31, 2014

A look at events surrounding the firing of Ohio State University marching band director Jonathan Waters:

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Cracked rail caused 2012 Md. coal train derailment

July 31, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — A coal train derailment that killed two Maryland college students was caused by a broken rail, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursda. more »»

Supreme Court to hear sewer district lawsuit

July 31, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has accepted an appeal by a northeastern Ohio sewer district that wants to charge property owners fees for managing storm wate. more »»

Barricades to curb prostitution taken down

July 31, 2014

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police have removed temporary street barricades intended to help curb prostitution and related offenses in a section of Cincinnati.

The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin. more »»

Fired band head says he was fixing vulgar culture

July 31, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University's fired marching band director was working to fix a vulgar culture "in dire need of change" before he was dismissed last week, he said in a document... more »»

Co-defendant testifies how Ohio teen was beaten

July 31, 2014

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who has already pleaded guilty to killing a 16-year-old boy last year testified that he and his co-defendant repeatedly beat the teen when he wouldn't give up his... more »»

Fired band director says he fixing vulgar culture

July 31, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fired Ohio State University marching band director says he was working to change a culture of hazing and inappropriate rituals among members when he was dismissed. more »»

Ohio shuttle driver gets probation in death

July 31, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The driver of a central Ohio hospital shuttle bus that struck and killed one researcher and injured another has been sentenced to two years of probation and 80 hours of... more »»

Poll: President Obama's approval still low in Ohio

July 31, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new poll shows President Barack Obama's approval rating is falling in Ohi. more »»

Fired OSU band director says he was fixing culture

July 31, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fired Ohio State University marching band director says he was working to change a culture of hazing and inappropriate rituals among members. more »»

Ohio mumps cases now number 469

July 31, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of mumps cases in the recent central Ohio outbreak has reached 469 cases. more »»

Court hearing planned in Ohio in P&G protest case

July 31, 2014

CINCINNATI (AP) — Prosecutors and the attorneys are heading back to court in the case of nine Greenpeace activists facing felony charges for a stunning protest at Procter & Gamble's... more »»

Amusement park tries to set shaved-heads record

July 31, 2014

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A southwestern Ohio amusement park hopes to set a world record for the most heads shaved simultaneously to help raise awareness and money for the fight against cancer. more »»

Prosecutor challenges Ohio prison release option

July 31, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says a procedure allowing the Ohio prisons director to recommend to judges early release for certain offenders violates the constitutional separation of powers. more »»

Health department revokes Ohio clinic's license

July 31, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The interim director of the Ohio Department of Health has signed an order to revoke the license of Toledo's last abortion clinic.

The order takes effect Aug. 12. more »»

Cinema verite documentarian Robert Drew dies at 90

July 31, 2014

Filmmaker Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in "Primary" and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of... more »»

Ohio brothers convicted in shooting of bystander

July 30, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two brothers were convicted Wednesday of murder and felonious assault in the death of a bystander who was killed while the brothers shot at each other last year in Cleveland in a... more »»

Justice Dept. files in Ohio, Wisconsin voter cases

July 30, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in those states unfairly affect minority... more »»


Brooke Senior Center bingo July 31, 2014

The Brooke County Senior Center, 948 Main St., will hold a weekly quarter bingo from noon to 4 p.m. each Thursday.All ages are welcome. more »

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